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Under the Radar: Water polo makes a splash

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Columns, Men's Sports, Water Polo, Waterpolo, Women's Sports

One of the most underrated sports, which is also considered the second hardest sport in the world, is water polo. A sport that is fun to play and fun to learn although many people do not know what it is, water polo is a sport everyone should watch or try to play. The physicality aspect of the game...

Falcons defeat Rio Hondo College 2-0

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Cerritos Men's Soccer team obtained their 15th win of the season against Rio Hondo on Nov. 2 by a score of 2-0. Freshman forwrard No. 9 Kevin Diaz in the fourth minute and midfielder No. 7 Alberto Carrillo in the 15th minute scored for the Falcons. Freshman defender No. 3 Ernesto Cueva and...

Falcons battle for a state championship spot

Falcons battle for a state championship spot

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

November 6, 2018


Filed under Cross Country, Featured Sports Story Carousel, Men's Sports, Sports, Women's Sports

Women's cross country runners saw the fall season come to an end as they fell short of the top 14, finishing in 19th place during the Southern California Championship race on Nov. 2. They placed 19th with 548 team points. The team needed to place top 14 to continue the season and head into the state championship race. Head coach Bryan Ramos said, "It was an u...

Falcons defeat Los Angeles Harbor College 6-1

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Cerritos Men's Soccer team obtained their 13th win of the season against conference rival Los Angeles Harbor College with 6-1 on Oct. 26. The Falcons goal-scorers were freshmen forward No. 9 Kevin Diaz, forward No. 26 Bryan Villalobos and sophomore midfielder No. 8 Oscar Penate. Diaz scored...

Falcons victorious against East Los Angeles College

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

October 26, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Cerritos Men's Soccer team defeated East Los Angeles College on home soil 8-1 on Oct. 23. The Falcons obtained their 12th victory of the season in 15 matches. Freshman forwards No. 9 Kevin Diaz and No. 26 Bryan Villalobos scored twice in the game, both forwards have 10 and seven goals respectively...

Falcons’ Football crowned Homecoming winner

Falcons’ Football crowned Homecoming winner

Jah-Tosh Baruti and Keanu Ruffo

October 25, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Football, Men's Sports, Sports

The Falcons got back in the winning column after defeating San Diego Mesa 50-21 in the Homecoming game on Oct. 20. It was the first time the two teams have clashed on the gridiron in 21 years. Cerritos’ statement win gave them their fourth win on the season. The team now has a record of 4-3. The ...

Men’s Water Polo swimming towards post season

Men’s Water Polo swimming towards post season

Carlos Ruiz, Sports Editor

October 24, 2018


Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Men's Sports, Sports, Water Polo

Cerritos College's men's water polo team are on a two game winning streak as they head into the home stretch of the regular season. Falcons' water polo is currently 16-7 overall with five games left in the season. The team has scored 260 goals this season, they also have 172 assists in 23 g...

Shmackem: Big payday for NBA prospects

Shmackem: Big payday for NBA prospects

Jah-Tosh Baruti, Freelancer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Basketball, Columns, Men's Sports, Shmackem, Sports

The NBA’s G League, which is a transition league where players go to develop, will began offering contracts worth up to 125k for top NBA prospects by the summer of 2019. This is a one small step for the NBA and one giant euro-step for NBA hopefuls. It is meant to be an alternative to NCAA basketball,...

Falcons victorious against Pasadena City College

Randy Tejeda, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Men's Sports, Soccer, Sports

The Cerritos Men's Soccer team obtained another victory on home soil 7-0 against Pasadena City College on Oct. 19. The Falcons obtained their 11th win of the season in 14 matches and are now No. 1 in the state and national rankings. The Falcons played their best game so far this campaign against the...

Under the Radar: Swimming out of the Shadows

Christopher Martinez, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Sports, Swimming

Every four years we are treated to the Olympics and mass of the best athletes from around the world competing against each other for the gold. Sadly every four years is when one sport in particular stands out among the rest as the United States sport to watch which is swimming. With the Olympic time...

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